Re: Confused!

From: Colette (
Fri Mar 2 06:37:52 2001

At Fri, 2 Mar 2001, toni welsh wrote: >hi toni try calling your GI. I get that sometimes and it sounda like IBS with the cramping or it just might be that your body needs to get it out. I sometimes do that too! Hope you feel better. (((big hug))!
>I am so confused on why I go from one extreme to the next, I have been
>suffering constipation for 3 years, and the last 5 days I have had
>severe upper cramping, and diarreha. I was up ti 2 o'clock last night.
>I did not go Wednesday, and took senekot on Tuesday night, the pain
>clinic said I should take it more often, and yesterday I got the cramps
>again in the upper part of my stomach, and thought I had taken too much,
>but normally it works in the morning, and I go no more, and I was up
>most of the night going. I know this is not a virus, I have been
>eating, and trying to think of what I may have eaten, but I have not
>eaten nothing different.I may call my GI dr today, this is starting to
>woory me, I NEVER get diarreha, and I went all day and night, normally
>if this happens, it goes away right away. I am still going this
>morning, and I do not want to take anything like imodium, it may cause
>more troubles.
>This is something I am definitely not used to. This happened Sunday,
>and the stoll was normal the first time yesterday, can laxatives cause
>damage to cause this. I am sorry, I am not used to this, and the pain
>has not got any worse, until the cramps start. Then it is bad.
>I guess the best thing to do , is call the dr first to see if he may
>know what I could do. I am sorry to bother you about this, but I am
>tired of this, I told my husband and he said at leats you are getting it
>out, yeah, but this is ridiculous. he wants to go to flea market
>tomaorrow, and I like to go with him. This is not a sign of
>obstruction, I hope, I take prevacid for the acid, and it got worse for
>awhile last night.

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